New technologies reveal ambiguities and hidden assumptions in international humanitarian law.
Science fiction, or actual U.S. military project? Half a world away from the battlefield, a soldier controls his avatar-robot that does…
Are people really mad about Leonardo DiCaprio saying nigga in Djago?
He was playing a slave owner in the South during the mid-1800’s.
The hell you want him to say?
“young black man”
“African American chap”
“beautiful chocolate fellows”
“Nutella flavored Mandingo warrior”
Some of those still sound like science fiction.
- A cyborg competes against able-bodied athletes at the Olympics.
- NASA starts to work on a faster-than-light warp drive.
- Scientists enhance the intelligence of primates with a chip.
- Researchers create a robot with legs that can run faster than any human.
- The first successful commercial cargo delivery to space goes off without a hitch.
- Doctors communicate with a man in a coma.
- Self-driving cars become legal in several states.